Documents related to hardrock and coal mining within the NPDES program.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- EPA's Hardrock Mining Framework (September 1997) (PDF)(177 pp, 417 K, September 1997)
- U.S. EPA's Hardrock Mining Framework Fact Sheet (PDF)(2 pp, 49 K)
- U.S. EPA's Hardrock Mining Framework: Summary of Comments on the April 1996 Draft and EPA's Responses (PDF)(37 pp, 120 K, September 1997)
- Review of Clean Water Act 402 Permitting for Surface Coal Mines by Appalachian States: Findings and Recommendations (PDF)(82 pp, 617 K, July 13, 2010)